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Articles: Alumni

A man in a wetsuit helps an astronaut out of an Apollo capsule floating in the ocean

Navy SEAL Jonathan Smart (left) helps astronaut Harrison Schmitt out of the Apollo 17 capsule after it splash-landed in the Pacific Ocean.

Photograph courtesy of NASA


Two Harvard alumni recall a return from the last human moonwalk.


Hansjörg Wyss portrait

Hansjörg Wyss

Courtesy of The Wyss Foundation

The philanthropist makes a fourth gift to support basic and translational research.


Ben S. Bernanke

Ben S. Bernanke

Photograph in the public domain

Three scholars honored for work on banking and financial crises.


wintry scene of downtown Vermont's pedestrian shopping zone

Downtown’s snowy pedestrian mall

Photograph by LEXPIX/iStock images

Exploring Burlington, Vermont

November-December 2022

Honoring the providers of exemplary service and exceptional programming

November-December 2022

NFL referee Ron Torbert in uniform on the football during a game

Torbert at work, San Francisco 49ers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, November 2021

Photograph by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

A Harvard Law alum puts his degree to work on the field.

November-December 2022

Portrait of John Kenneth Galbraith

DeLong’s analysis resembles John Kenneth Galbraith’s (shown 1965) critique of the “affluent society.”

Photograph by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A sweeping history of society and the economy in the twentieth century

November-December 2022